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Pounawea Grove Motels - The Catlins

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Stanley, Falkland Islands
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We only stopped for one night, midwinter, on our way along the southern scenic route. Lovely motel, very comfortable and clean, in a gorgeous location. We should've stayed a bit longer to enjoy the area. The owner was incredibly helpful and friendly, very glad we spent the night. Ate at lumberjack down the road so didn't use the kitchenette, but...

Thank EmFalklands
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2015

There’s not much to be said about the motel that hasn’t already be said but we wanted to register our 5* as we use Tripadvisor so much to plan our trips and believe you have to give as well as take. We stayed for two nights and found our accommodation comfortable, clean and well equipped. We didn’t make use of...

Thank rojanich
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The most beautiful self contained room. The whole thing was put together so thoughtfully. The bed was so incredibly comfortable and came with electric blankets! The toiletries in the bathroom were lovely and the size of the bathroom was fantastic! The verandah is lovely to sit on and watch the water. The kitchen had exactly everything I needed to cook...

Thank gilolah
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We have stayed just for one night but we were wishing to stay for ever! The self contained room was beautiful, cozy, confortable and clean. The varandah offers amazing views in the most peacefull place. The host was really friendly and happy to help! We really felt a little sad when we had to leave, but we will return soon...

Thank Yamila R
River Forest, Illinois
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We were traveling through the Catlins on the way from Fiordland to Dunedin and needed a place to stay. We found Pounawea Grove Motel and were so glad we did. The room was gorgeous, with great decorating. The common room had a great view of the water. We enjoyed sitting there after dinner, watching the waves. This is definitely a...

2Thank Pat A
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2014

We stayed in this lovely little motel as part of our trip through the Catlins. The rooms are clean, well appointed and the owner Anne very helpful. We were very fortunate to have amazing weather, so sitting on the verandah with a good book in the afternoon sun was just beautiful...the only noise was the chatter of the birds, very...

Thank Clare S
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2014

This is a lovely, quiet motel, situated right on the beach. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The owners are friendly and helpful and offer suggestions on what to do in the area. The guest lounge is stacked with books and maps and with a view over the water is the perfect place to relax. There is free wi-fi available....

Thank SuzW66
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We stayed for two nights. The strengths of this property were the location, which was a good base for exploring, internet access, the cleanliness of the rooms, the helpfulness of the owner and the quiet atmosphere. The cons were the small size of the room, which was problematic as we had more than one suitcase, the lack of restaurants in...

1Thank An0ther0pini0n
PounaweaGroveMotel, Owner at Pounawea Grove Motels - The Catlins, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Pounawea Grove. Unfortunately you experienced one of the few nights a year that mossies may be troublesome. As per your comment there is now a plug in insecticide available in the rooms. Thank you for your feed back.

Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Pounawea Grove Motels is a most charming and comfortable accommodation situated with easy access to everything you might want to see and do in the Catlins. Owner manager Anne was a helpful and unobtrusive hostess. The beautiful guest lounge provided a fantastic view over the estuary and out to sea and was thoughtfully kitted out with reference books and maps...

Thank susan48_12
Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We stayed one night at Pounawea Grove, and were really impressed with the clean, fresh, homely rooms. Anne was hospitable, friendly and helpful. As a base for exploring the Catlins, this is the perfect place...with lots of lovely beach, bush and estuary walks nearby.

1Thank diikon

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pounawea Grove Motels: Luxury Accommodation in The heart of The Catlins Enjoy our new stylish decor,stunning views of the Pounawea waterfront with a tranquil setting set amongst magnificent bird life and scenery.Make the most of our great waterfront location, magnificent views and close proximity to many great leisure activities.Only Minutes from wildlife and iconic scenic attractions including Purakaunui Falls, Nugget Point, Cathedral caves, and Jacks Blowhole to name a few. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pounawea Grove Motels - The Catlins

Address: 5 Ocean Grove, Pounawea, Owaka 9585, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka > Pounawea
Price Range: RM366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“any are fine”
  • View from jetty across from motel
  • View from jetty just across from motel
Murry_Cave, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No lounge area in unit but is located in reception room .”
trishah124, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good - they only have 4 units 2 x twin and 2 x double”
Muffinz, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great, its a very small place so book early!”
DemiiG, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Free parking and wifi, lovely walks nearby, plus driving to lots of beautiful areas nearby, including several waterfalls”
EmFalklands, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
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